Are you left-handed? We have a selection of left-handed banjos just for you! Most of Deering’s most popular banjos are available for left-handed players. Choose from left-handed open-back and resonator banjos. We carry the popular Deering Goodtime left-handed banjo, a beginner open-back. If you are looking for a beginner resonator banjo or bluegrass banjo, the Deering Goodtime 2 left-handed banjo is a beginner’s favorite. Not all of our left-handed banjos are for beginners. We have several professional left-handed banjos as well. The Deering Sierra Mahogany left-handed banjo is a professional bluegrass banjo made for left-handed players.
The Deering Goodtime Left Handed banjo produces a vibrant ringing tone from its natural finished violin grade maple rim. Easy to play! Durable and easy to maintain! At only 4 pounds, the weight makes it ideal for both children and adults to play and to travel with conveniently.
The Deering Goodtime Americana is the first 5-string banjo from Deering to be fitted with their new Grand 12″ rim, giving this banjo a stronger bass response and warmer tone. The fullness and warmth of the larger rim is further enhanced by the addition of a 12″ Renaissance banjo head which beautifully complements the instrument both visually and sonically.
Just like its little cousin, the Goodtime banjo, the Deering Goodtime 2 is rich on sound and value. The Goodtime 2 comes built with a resonator that gives it that bright and big bluegrass sound. Made with care and precision, it offers quality and playability in an affordable package for players of all levels.
Lightweight enough to travel with, convenient enough to keep by your easy chair at home, the Goodtime Artisan is great for hours of practice with a neck that is both comfortable to play and accurate to fret.
Finally! A banjo that can be played at any volume. The new Goodtime Acoustic/Electric banjo features the factory installed Kavanjo banjo head pickup system.
The Goodtime Artisan Americana™ features a 12” rim, which gives the banjo a stronger bass response and a much warmer tone. The fullness and warmth of the larger rim is further enhanced by the addition of a 12” Renaissance head which beautifully complements the banjo both visually and sonically.
The Goodtime Special Resonator is also built with Deering’s new Tone Ring, which also gives the banjo its powerfully bright and sparkling tone. The banjo’s volume also wins points with players, and helps students hear themselves better during practice.
With a bluegrass resonator back for projection, the Artisan Goodtime 2 banjo has a 3-ply violin grade maple rim and produces a bright and clear tone that projects well and is louder than its open back counterpart.
The vintage look and vibrant tone of the patented Goodtime Special tone ring set this banjo apart, as clearly louder than the Goodtime Two and great for playing in a band setting.
Deering's newest professional grade openback 5-string banjo. The Eagle II™ banjo is a whole new breed of banjo. It features the ground breaking, patent pending Twenty-Ten™ Tone Ring which is a completely original Deering design that gives the banjo an extremely clear tone.
Our most popular and affordable professional grade banjo now available as an openback. Greg Deering knows what it feels like to want a professional banjo and not be able to afford it, so this has become the flagship of our line.
The Boston 6 String banjo is tuned like a guitar so guitar players can instantly start playing this type of banjo. It has big resonant bass notes that you don't find on a 5-string banjo, and also crisp highs for that beautiful banjo tone.
Our top selling 6-string banjo - now as an acoustic/ electric model. Taylor Swift uses this banjo on her Grammy award winning song "Mean".
Our most popular professional grade banjo for almost 30 years. Simple detailing allows us to keep the cost down, while still giving you all the important components of a high quality banjo.
Our newest and most affordable professional grade resonator 5-string banjo. The Eagle II banjo is a whole new breed of banjo.
Finally! A banjo that can be played at any volume. The new Sierra Acoustic/Electric banjo features the factory installed Kavanjo banjo head pickup system.
A melodic banjo played with a pick, for a bright crisp tone, the Maple Blossom Plectrum banjo is enjoyed in all styles of music.It provides a bright crisp tone with good bass response and easy fingering with a comfortable neck.
The Golden Wreath is a traditional design of the classic banjos made in the 1930's. A mahogany prewar style bluegrass banjo with that J.D. Crowe sound, the Golden Wreath is a banjo made of higher quality materials and workmanship.
A premium quality world class 5-string banjo that is appreciated for its crisp tone with great highs and distinctive bass response. The Calico is not only beautiful, but it is also exceptionally dynamic with both powerful sound and response providing an excellent tool for all styles of music.
Huge Selection of In-Stock Left-Handed Banjos
One of Deering’s oldest and most popular models, the Deering Deluxe 5-String Banjo is also available for left-handed players. This banjo has the same ease of playability and maintenance with a very rich sound. It is played just as much at home on the front porch as it is on a stage.
Banjos Played By Celebrities Are Lefty Too
Left-handed banjo players looking to perform can choose from the banjos that the celebrities are playing, with the Deering Eagle II Acoustic/Electric or the Deering Boston 6-String Acoustic/ Electric Banjo.
Should you buy a left or right-handed banjo?
When deciding to play the banjo left or right-handed, there is no one size fits all. It is important to play with what feels most natural and comfortable for you. While deciding to buy a left or right-handed banjo there are many factors about playing left-handed to take into consideration. At banjo.com we try to offer as many left-handed banjo options as possible. With our wide selection of left-handed banjos, we hope to help left-handed players find the banjo that best meets their needs.